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Two-day National Seminar on NEP 2020 commences at Srinath University


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Jamshedpur, March 28: Srinath University in association with Srinath College of Education In Adityapur is playing host to the two day National Seminar on Higher Education in India post NEP 2020- Expansion, Quality and Excellence. The event was inaugurated jointly by the dignitaries present. Shashi Kant Singh hosted the session on NEP 2020. 

Dr. Karunesh K. Shukla, Director of NIT, Jamshedpur, was the chief guest on the first day of the National seminar.  Chancellor of Srinath University, Sukhdev Mahto and Vice Chancellor, Dr Govind Mahto felicitated the eminent guests and key note speakers of the seminar. 

Dr KK Shukla observed during his address, “There is nothing as bad policy; the problem only lies in the implementation. For implementing the NEP 2020 the onus lies on us educators. Higher education must have easy accessibility, equity, inclusivity without compromising on quality. The ultimate goal of education is to provide equality of opportunities. NEP has given the option to the students to choose an elective field of their choice outside their curriculum.”

He said that as educators, their purpose was to take care of the emotional, physical and spiritual wellness of the students so that their knowledge was not superficial. Dr RK Yadav , Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Dr CV Raman University , Bilaspur , Dr . Sumanta Kumar Sen , Principal of Patamda Degree College, Dr . Mukul Khandelwal, Principal of Graduate School College for Women , Dr Kalyani Kabir, Principal of Rambha College from Gitilata and Sanjay Mishra, Editor of Prabhat Khabar were the eminent guests at the inaugural ceremony. 

Dr RK Yadav said, “NEP 2020 must qualify for sustainable education.” He spoke on the general characteristics of Higher Education and the reforms by NEP 2020. The fundamental principles of NEP 2020 were elucidated by him where he talked about recognising, identifying and the unique capabilities of each student and making the education system flexible.

Vice Chancellor Dr Govind Mahato said that the British rule had weakened the the education system in India. “NEP 2020 is an effort to make the education system innovative and facilitate the changes required in present day times.” 

Dr Mukul Khandelwal  , Principal of Graduate School College for Women gave a short speech on the importance of Yoga and physical well being and the basic disciplines of life.

 Dr Sumanta Kumar Sen  provided  an insight into the adjustment in the structure and length of the course as per the new policy. 

Dr Kalyani Kabir emphasized on the responsibility of educators and students in implementing in NEP 2020. “The students have a freedom to learn whatever they want to at whichever point in life,” she said.

In the technical session Prof ( Dr) Sanjoy Bhuinya , HOD of the Department of Education from Jamshedpur Womens’ University was the chairperson. Dr Kumari Anuradha , Assistant Professor in the Department of Education  Jamshedpur Womens’ University was the co- chairperson in the technical session. Dr Rajesh Kumar Pramanik, highlighted the key points of NEP 2020. He also spoke about the Challenges in implementing the policy. The technical session was coordinated by Vikas Prasad , Assistant Professor from the Department of Education of Srinath College of Education and Jaya Rani Mahato, Assistant Professor from the Department of Commerce and Management of Srinath University where in the panel of discussion.

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